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Hydrangea macrophylla (blue) in our garden  Bigleaf hydrangea,Heesch,Hydrangea macrophylla,Macro Click/tap to enlarge

Hydrangea macrophylla (blue) in our garden

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  1. Looks like a hortensia to me, though I cannot see the plant as a whole. Wild guess from here ;) Posted 7 years ago
    1. Thanks, you're definitely right! Posted 7 years ago

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''Hydrangea macrophylla'' is a species of ''Hydrangea'' native to Japan. Common names include Bigleaf Hydrangea, French Hydrangea, Lacecap Hydrangea, Mophead Hydrangea, Penny Mac and Hortensia. It is widely cultivated in many parts of the world in many climates.

''Hydrangea macrophylla'' blossoms can be either pink, blue, or purple shades, depending on a pH-dependent mobilization and uptake of soil aluminium into the plants.

Similar species: Cornales
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Jul 5, 2012. Captured Jul 5, 2012 17:11.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/8.0
  • 1/2500s
  • ISO800
  • 105mm